After a successful season that brought a CIF Division II runner-up and SEYL championship, the Lady Warriors volleyball team recently achieved a rank of No. 98 in the state and No. 704 in the nation according to maxpreps.com this past weekend.
For 23 years, Tehachapi Martial Arts Center has had its doors open five days a week, teaching traditional Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Yoga.
TMAC was founded by Senior Master Ivan Jadric and his wife Maria Jadric. Recently, the couple was invited and honored at the International School of Martial Arts' 13th Annual International Hall of Fame event in Valencia, Spain. This event is held to induct new members into the International Hall of Fame as well as recognize some of the industry's most dedicated and esteemed teachers in the Martial Arts from around the world.
Just one year ago, Paraclete defeated the Warriors in a pair of early season double-digit wins.
While this season's Spirit victory was not quite as decisive, the Spirits still managed to slip past the Warriors, 59-53, in the season opener.
The Lady Warriors opened their first game of the season by sporting an 11-point lead at halftime, but the lead vanished in the fourth quarter in an eventual 47-43 loss to Golden Valley last Tuesday evening in Bakersfield.
All four levels of Tomahawks had a strong year in 2013, winning 19 out of 34 combined games at the freshmen, sophomore, junior varsity and varsity levels in the Golden Empire Youth Football League.
Now the holidays are in full swing -- not that they weren't already since retailers now elect to skip right over Thanksgiving the start blasting Christmas decorations the day after Halloween. We find ourselves preparing for yet another holiday season full of discount prices, shopping headaches and then eventually Christmas itself, which always comes with a welcome relief.
The Braves opened up the season last Monday at home in a 48-33 losing effort to Paraclete.
The Spirits finished the first quarter with a 10-4 advantage, edging out Mountain Basketball by just a basket in the second and third quarters for the eventual win.
Boys Basketball – Varsity / Jayvee / Freshmen vs. Burroughs at home on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Game will start at 6:30 p.m. (varsity), 5:15 p.m. (jayvee) and 4 p.m. (freshmen). Varsity at Rosamond Tournament this Wed through Saturday, Dec. 4-7. Early round games scheduled against Lancaster Baptist (Dec. 4 at 3 p.m.), Burroughs (Dec. 5 at 4:30 p.m.) and Desert-Edwards AFB (Dec. 6 at 4: 30 p.m. at Rosamond HS.
Keeping with tradition, The Tehachapi News will post the results of the first, second and honorable mention awardees for all fall sports in upcoming editions of The Tehachapi News.
It's time to give thanks. Many of us will break bread on Thursday at dinner tables across America to reflect on the things that unfortunately we only reflect upon once a year. But thankfully, the federal government from its earliest form of the Continental Congress to the Civil War to FDR weighed in at some point of history and made it a federal holiday. Well played.
The rosters for the ladies’ mountain basketball teams have been set for the varsity, jayvee and frosh-soph teams.
Playing for the varsity this season will be seniors Laney Ricker, Alyssa Garcia, Kayla Trevino, Kelsey Vance, Noemi Lorenz and Lexi Garrett. Juniors will be Daisy Moran, Brooke Boyd, Shelby Ricker, Leja Jakstaite, Brandi Davidson and sophomore Dani Peacon. The varsity will be head coached by Renn Amstead.
Mountain Cross Country ended their season last Thursday afternoon in Fresno by competing in the CIF Division III championships at Woodward Park.
The varsity men took 24th place with a team score of 633 and the varsity girls came in ninth place overall with a team score of 295.